|re: OMG Bat is better than you could dream!!|
||Markus 12:38 am MST 02/18/17|
|In reply to:||re: OMG Bat is better than you could dream!! - angie 07:31 pm MST 02/17/17|
|A really great summary of an outstanding evening! |
> It really was awesome. Thanks again to Jacqueline and to
> Will for cajoling me into having one of the best evenings
> of my life, against my intentions. :)
> I'll try and keep this spoiler free because people are
> still waiting to go.
> Message for Jim: the stuff you maybe can't tell through
> pure visuals. A) the temperature. You can feel the flames
> from the back of the room. Also I swear the entire room
> rose about 3 degrees C for the finale when the entire
> audience stood up and joined in. Everyone was buzzing. B)
> the air becomes thicker as the show continues. People are
> peopling their underwear. Maybe. Haha! I thought lightning
> might strike. Such humidity. C) the audience were hoarse
> by the end. This is how we offer our throats.
> There were a group of loud drunken women right at the back
> yelling drunken stuff near the end of the show. One of
> them stopped me on the way out and asked me where they
> could do Meat Loaf karaoke because apparently I look like
> I would know (?) so I said I don't know but pointed them
> to that Steinman karaoke playlist I made on spotify, if
> they just want to try using that with a phone. I wonder if
> it was done kind of racial assumption.
> The little touches were great. The bits where we're
> getting teased with what's coming up whether through words
> or music. The nods to the Dream Engine, and snippets from
> it. The Bad For Good poster. The t-shirt. The use of the
> "lah de dee" bit from "who needs the young" turning up
> separately from the rest of the song, as an instrumental
> bit. The way I think the choreography for Deadringer For
> Love is exactly the same as the original music video (but
> I could be wrong!)
> Ah. Anything else?
> Oh yes. It's generally awesome. After it was done, I was
> thinking... I don't think my senses are working properly.
> Everything just feels like electric.
> And I am so glad Strat didn't accidentally himself to
> death. That wouldn't be a good ending. And after he spent
> all that time monologuing himself back to health after the
> intermission. Maybe they need to make a barrier of high
> friction material near the edge to prevent anyone sliding
> off. But he was so good! Just continued right on.
> I didn't know that "taking over from Meat Loaf" would
> include the regular shrugging off near-death part.
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